Recommended Resources
Recommended Resources:
CHUCK COLSON'S PICKS

Chuck Colson and the BreakPoint staff put their heads together and came up with a list of [books] that will stir your moral imagination - force you to think about good and evil, the purpose and meaning of life, sin and grace. (from BreakPoint)
10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Imposter
Benjamin Wiker Ph.D.
[This resource] features a range of works from classics such as Democracy in America and The Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers, to more "pop" classics like Sense and Sensibility and The Tempest. Through these works, Wiker reveals some of the most important lessons for our time as well as the true meaning of conservatism. Written with an educational purpose and witty tone, this is a must-read for conservatives, Republicans, and booklovers everywhere! (CBD)
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The Abolition of Man
C. S. Lewis
Is education primarily about reading and writing, or should it also strive to develop morality? In his inimitable and eloquent style, Lewis offers three essays that reflect on society and nature and seek to persuade readers of the necessity of instilling within our students universal values such as honor and courage. As relevant today as when it was first published 60 years ago. (CBD)
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All God's Children and Blue Suede Shoes
Kenneth A. Myers
[This resource] skillfully analyzes American popular culture, tracing its development and influence throughout history, and ultimately exposes its impact on character. (CBD)
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Amusing Ourselves to Death
Neil Postman
Postman takes an enlightening look at the long-term effects of mass media--how it transforms our world, and the ways in which the media onslaught can be challenged. (Colson Center)
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As I Lay Dying
Richard John Neuhaus
Several years ago a ruptured tumor almost killed the editor of First Things. When confronted with death, he found his faith not as vital as he had hoped. In this resulting meditation, Neuhaus ruminates on public ceremonies, private griefs, and historic Christian teaching. (CBD)
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Back to Virtue
Peter Kreeft
Kreeft restores to us what was once common knowledge: the Seven Deadly Sins have an antidote in the Beatitudes. By setting up a close contrast between the two sets of behaviors Kreeft offers proven guidance in the often bewildering process of discerning right from wrong as we move into the questionable mores of the 21th century. He provides a road map of virture, a map for our earthly pilgrimage synthesized from the accumulated wisdom of centuries of Christians, from Paul and the early Church Fathers through C.S.Lewis. (CBD)
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The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization
Vishal Mangalwadi
Discover how the Bible became the West's source of human rights, justice, heroism, optimism, compassion, capitalism, family, and morality. (CBD)
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Bringing Up Girls
Dr. James Dobson
Help your daughters meet the challenges that come their way and become the healthy, happy, and successful women you want them to be. Based on research done by Dr. James Dobson and written in his down-to-earth and good-humored style, Bringing Up Girls will do for parents of girls what Bringing Up Boys did for parents of boys. (CBD)
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The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think?
Harry Blamires
In this now classic book, noted scholar and author Harry Blamires perceptively diagnoses some of the weaknesses besetting the church with insights as fresh and relevant today as they were in the 1960s. Arguing that a distinctively Christian reasoning has been swept away by secular modes of thought and politically correct assumptions, the author calls for the recovery of the authentically Christian mind. (Amazon)
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The City of God
Saint Augustine
A cornerstone of Western thought! Written to refute pagan claims that Christianity brought about Rome's downfall, Augustine's classic work is a veritable charter for a Christian future. Chronicling human events as an age-old struggle between good and evil, he casts them in light of a cosmic march toward eternity. Discover why many read Western history as mere "footnotes" to Augustine. (CBD)
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The Clash of Orthodoxies: Law, Religion, and Morality in Crisis
Robert George
Secular liberals typically suppose that their positions on morally charged issues of public policy are the fruit of pure reason, while those of their morally conservative opponents reflect an irrational religious faith. George shows that this supposition is wrong on both counts. (Amazon)
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The Confessions of St. Augustine
John K. Ryan
Monsignor Ryan's main purpose in the present translation is to give a clear and accurate rendering of the Confessions. His method in translating this work has been first to try to determine what St. Augustine thought, and then to state those thoughts in clearly understandable English for the modern reader. He has resisted temptations "to paraphrase and to substitute current expressions that correspond, more or less, to those that St. Augustine set down." (CBD)
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The Cost of Discipleship
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Bonhoeffer speaks of "Cheap Grace": preaching forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, communion without confession. "Cheap Grace" is grace without discipleship. "Costly Grace" is the gospel which must be sought again and again, the gift which must be asked for, the door at which a man must knock. "It's costly because it costs a man his life, and it is grace because it gives a man the only true life." (CBD)
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Darwin on Trial
Phillip E. Johnson
Is Darwin's theory of evolution really the settled fact experts insist it is? Johnson, a Berkeley law professor specializing in logic, dissects Darwinism's scientific support and finds it woefully short on logic and severely lacking in confirmatory evidence. This rigorous -- yet readable! -- book is a great introduction to the controversy over evolution. (CBD)
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Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution
Michael J. Behe
In 1996, Darwin's Black Box helped to launch the intelligent design movement: the argument that nature exhibits evidence of design, beyond Darwinian randomness. It sparked a national debate on evolution, which continues to intensify across the country. ... In a major new Afterword for this edition, Behe explains that the complexity discovered by microbiologists has dramatically increased since the book was first published. That complexity is a continuing challenge to Darwinism, and evolutionists have had no success at explaining it. (CBD)
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The Design Revolution
William A. Dembski
As the intelligent design movement has gained momentum, questions have naturally arisen to challenge its provocative claims. In this book William A. Dembski rises to the occasion clearly and concisely answering the most vexing questions posed to the intelligent design program. Writing with nonexperts in mind, Dembski responds to more than sixty questions asked by experts and nonexperts alike who have attended his many public lectures, as well as objections raised in written reviews. (CBD)
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Desiring God
John Piper
Strengthen your relationship with God simply by enjoying him and his creation. Piper compellingly reveals why your deepest and most enduring happiness can only be found in God. Laying biblical foundations for a life of celebration, he describes how to glorify the Lord by truly desiring and enjoying him. (CBD)
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Doing the Right Thing (DVD)
Chuck Colson, Robert George, and Brit Hume
A six-session, video-based study from author, speaker, and radio commentator Chuck Colson, examining how ethical and character issues relate to your life at home, school, and the workplace. Panel discussions, interviews, and live student questions guide the stimulating dialogue. (CBD)
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The End of Christianity: Finding A Good God in an Evil World
William A. Dembski
How do we confess to believe in a good and all powerful God, and yet accept the problem of evil? In The End of Christianity: Finding a Good God in an Evil World philosopher William Dembski addresses the arguments of books like The God Delusion, God is not Great, and The End of Faith. (CBD)
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Escape from Reason
Francis A. Schaeffer
Truth used to be based on reason. No more. What we feel is now the truest source of reality. Despite our obsession with the emotive and the experiential, we still face anxiety, despair, and purposelessness. How did we get here? And where do we find a remedy? (CBD)
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The Everlasting Man
G. K. Chesterton
Beginning with an insightful study on the nature of man, Chesterton argues that the central character in history is Jesus Christ, the everlasting Man. No other explanation of the world fits the evidence. (CBD)
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Evil and the Justice of God
N. T. Wright
The simultaneous existence of God and evil can be difficult for even the most erudite to fathom. Wright examines this troubling puzzle -- and proposes a Christian response. Fresh, creative, and deeply biblical, Wright's answer focuses on the centrality of the cross and the responsibility of believers to bring Christ's healing and forgiveness into the world. (CBD)
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For All the Saints
Timothy George and Alister E. McGrath, editors
As these evangelical voices identify important connections between theological acumen and spiritual formation, the reader is launched on a most helpful journey, emphasizing the holistic nature of the Christian life. Truly, a welcome volume for addressing issues of faith and knowledge in a comprehensive manner as well as for retrieving an evangelical understanding of spirituality. (CBD)
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Forced Exit: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, and the New Duty to Die
Wesley J. Smith
Doing violence to the human body disrespects God, and killing another person is the ultimate form of this disrespect. Euthanasia and "mercy killing" are attempts to eliminate what man deems worthless - injured, dying, mentally deficient people - without regard to the creator of that person. This all contributes to the devaluing of human life and dehumanization of the human race, and that is unacceptable.
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From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany
Richard Weikart
[This resource] elucidates the revolutionary impact Darwinism had on ethics and morality throughout history. This book is a provocative yet balanced work that addresses a wide range of topics, from the value of human life to sexual mortality, to racial extermination. (Amazon)
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God The Holy Trinity: Reflections on Christian Faith and Practice
Timothy George, editor
An engaging ecumenical discussion of the doctrine of the Trinity. Covering a broad spectrum of theological viewpoints, respected scholars from various traditions offer key insights into this core Christian belief. (CBD)
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The God Who Is There
Francis A. Schaeffer
[This resource] was first published in 1968. Thirty years and 400,000 copies later, its still going strong. When Francis Schaeffer wrote The God Who Is There, his analysis of society shocked the evangelical community with its clarity and understanding. Today, his words seem prophetic, as postmodernism, and its inherent relativism, have taken hold of society with a relentless grip. (CBD)
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The God Who Loves You
Peter Kreeft
With unusual clarity, Kreeft points out that the man or woman who begins to glimpse the God who is Creator, Redeemer, and Lover of our souls, will never be the same. He describes Scripture as God's love story and then tells why divine love is the answer to our deepest problems and the fulfillment of our deepest desires. Posing the hard questions about love that rankle the heart, Peter Kreeft never settles for easy answers. (CBD)
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The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Categorized as "an experiment in literary investigation," The Gulag Archipelago is comprised of Solzhenitsyn's own memories, as well as those of other camp inmates, official records and interviewees. A memorial to those who died in the camps, this work shows the historical truth of the Gulag, as well as the mark it left on society. (CBD)
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Habits of the Mind
James W. Sire
Are Christians called to the intellectual life? Arguing that Jesus was the smartest man who ever lived, Sire explores the moral and spiritual dimension of the mind and encourages you to develop intellectual disciplines and virtues that will further God's kingdom. For thoughtful Christians who want to love God with their heart, soul, and mind. (CBD)
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How Should We Then Live?
Francis A. Schaeffer
Schaeffer's brilliant analysis of Western civilization from ancient Rome to the Atomic Age examines the breakdown of modern society in philosophy, theology, the arts, and morals. The only viable alternative, he says, is living by the Christian ethic, acceptance of God's revelation, and total affirmation of the Bible's values and meaning. A timeless classic. (CBD)
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How the Irish Saved Civilization
Thomas Cahill
This introductory volume to Thomas Cahill's "The Hinges of History ®" series, presents the reader with a new way of looking at history through the "gift-givers", those who entrusted to our keeping one or more of the singular treasures that make up the heritage of the West. It covers the time period between the end of the classical period and the beginning of the medieval period, enabling us to look back to our ancient roots and forward to the making of the modern world. (CBD)
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How to Stay Christian in College
J. Budziszewski
Trading home life for dorm life can be exciting, scary, and wild! Interactive and encouraging, this best-selling guide lets your teens know what to expect when they arrive on campus; examines the different worldviews and myths students encounter in college; and reassures them that they can even attend a secular school and still maintain their faith. (CBD)
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Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?
Timothy George
In his down-to-earth style, George offers an accessible overview of Islam, analyzes the role of violence within the historical context of Muslim-Christian relations, and discusses the Christian understanding of God, Jesus, and salvation. A timely resource. (CBD)
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Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood
Donovan Campbell
Told by the man who led the unit of hard-pressed Marines, "Joker One" is a gripping tale of a leadership, loyalty, faith, and camaraderie throughout the best and worst of times. (Colson Center)
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Lectures on Calvinism: The Stone Lectures of 1898
Abraham Kuyper
Delivered by Dutch theologian/politician Kuyper at Princeton Theological Seminary, these famous lectures defend Calvinism as a life-system, holding it up as the most "biblical" form of Christianity. Reveals Calvinism as it relates to and transforms religion, politics, science, art, and every aspect of society. (CBD)
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Letters & Papers from Prison
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
This new, greatly expanded version of Letters and Papers from Prison, while omitting nothing found in the earlier edition, shifts the emphasis of earlier editions on Deitrich Bonhoeffer's theological reflections to the private sphere of his life. Bonhoeffer's letters now appear in far greater detail, and show his daily concerns and the enormous warmth and humanity of the young German pastor who was executed by the Nazis in 1945 for his part in the "officers' plot." (CBD)
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Losing Our Virtue: Why the Church Must Recover Its Moral Vision
David F. Wells
Wells loudly throws down the gauntlet to the evangelical church in this perceptive analysis of our culture in crisis. Painting a vivid description of society's moral and spiritual confusion, he explains how the church can regain its effectiveness and influence in our postmodern world. A challenging look at social reform vs. spiritual transformation. (CBD)
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Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn't Work
Jennifer Roback Morse
A distinguished economist warns that by misapplying libertarian economic and political principles to the family, we undermine the only institution that produces the honest, self-governing citizens upon which a free society depends. (Amazon)
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Mere Christianity
C. S. Lewis
First heard as three radio addresses on the BBC, Lewis' modern classic sheds light on the common ground upon which all Christians can stand together -- the meaning of the universe, beliefs and behaviors, and the doctrine of the Trinity. (CBD)
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Modern Times: The World from the Twenties to the Nineties
Paul Johnson
The classic world history of the events, ideas, and personalities of the twentieth century. (Amazon)
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Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose
Flannery O'Connor
At her death in 1964, O'Connor left behind a body of unpublished essays and lectures as well as a number of critical articles that had appeared in scattered publications during her too-short lifetime. The keen writings comprising Mystery and Manners, selected and edited by O'Connor's lifelong friends Sally and Robert Fitzgerald, are characterized by the directness and simplicity of the author's style, a fine-tuned wit, understated perspicacity, and profound faith. (Amazon)
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The Naked Public Square: Religion and Democracy in America
Richard John Neuhaus
Politics and religion are different enterprises, and it is understandable that many people would like to keep them as separate as possible. But they are constantly coupling and getting quite mixed up with one another. There is nothing new about this. It seems likely that it has always been the case in all societies. This is a large-minded book, and its sophistication and intelligence advance our understanding of the religion/politics issue far beyond the confusions and incomprehensions that dominate most discussions of the subject. (CBD)
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Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin
Cornelius Plantinga Jr.
Sin. Christians used to hate it, fear it, flee from it, grieve over it . . . but not anymore. In his bestseller, Plantinga gives you a fresh look at the ancient doctrine of sin to help you better recognize and deal with it. Discover how sin corrupts what is good, the relationship to folly and addiction -- and the beauty of God's grace. (CBD)
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On Two Wings: Humble Faith and Common Sense at the American Founding
Michael Novak
In telling the story of the forgotten - if not deliberately ignored - role of faith in America's beginnings, Michael Novak probes the innermost religious conviction of Washington, Jefferson, Madison and other Founders. He shows that while the American eagle could not have taken flight without the empirical turn of mind embodied in John Locke's teaching on the ends of government and the consent of the governed, the men who made America also believed that liberty depends as much on faith as on reason. (CBD)
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Orthodoxy
G. K. Chesterton
"One of the top 10 Christian books of the 20th century,"---Christianity Today. A popular work of apologetics, Chesterton turns on their heads a number of conventional assumptions, making orthodox Christianity appear to be the reasonable choice for even those who have doubts. (CBD)
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Pensées
Blaise Pascal
Intended to prove that religion is not contrary to reason, Pensées ranks among the liveliest and most eloquent defenses of Christianity. Pascal had intended to write an ambitious apologia for Christianity but his untimely death prevented the work's completion. The fragments remain a vital part of religious and philosophical literature. Introduction by T. S. Eliot. (CBD)
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The Privileged Planet (DVD)
Is Earth just a speck of dust, drifting in a vast cosmic sea? Exploring evidence for intelligent design in the universe, this documentary reveals that our planet is far more than the product of time, chance, and random process. Through stunning computer animation, interviews with scientists, and spectacular photography you'll see startling evidence of a Creator's mind and plan. Narrated by John Rhys-Davis. (CBD)
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The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith -
Timothy Keller
Using his characteristic intellectual approach to faith issues, Keller uncovers an unexpected message in the familiar -- and often misunderstood -- New Testament parable of the prodigal son. Seekers and believers alike will see Christianity in a whole new way when they learn how Christ's followers are supposed to love, so they can join him in heaven. (CBD)
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The Pursuit of God
A. W. Tozer
In this Christian classic, late pastor and evangelist A. W. Tozer brings the mystics to bear on modern spirituality, grieving the hustle and bustle and calling for a slow, steady gaze upon God. With prophetic vigor and flowing prose, he urges us to replace low thoughts of God with lofty ones, to quiet our lives so we can know God's presence. He reminds us that life apart from God is really no life at all.(CBD)
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The Pursuit of Holiness
Jerry Bridges
Bridges takes holiness out of the realm of the impossible and brings it into the real world of your daily life and decisions. Whether you're continuing your pursuit of holiness or just beginning, the principles and guidelines in The Pursuit of Holiness will challenge you to obey God's command of holiness. (CBD)
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The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life
Dr. Armand M. Nicholi Jr.
Based on a course that Nicholi has taught at the Harvard Medical School for over 30 years, this depicts an all-out battle for the soul by two of the 20th century's intellectual giants, who debate such overriding issues as God, love, sex, and the meaning of life from nearly ends of the spectrum. (CBD)
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Real Christianity: A Nation Was Blind Until One Man Made Them See
William Wilberforce and Bob Beltz
As a young politician, William Wilberforce (1759-1833) set out to do two things: rouse professing Christians to understand the nature of true faith, and bring about the end of slavery in England's colonies. Real Christianity challenged the ruling classes of early nineteenth-century England more than any other work. Even today Real Christianity is a tool to soundly teach the tenets of evangelical faith and stir the conscience of all Christians. (CBD)
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The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
Timothy Keller
How could a loving God send people to hell? Why does he allow suffering? Can one religion be "right" and the others "wrong"? Responding to the questions of open skeptics and ardent believers, Keller draws from literature, philosophy, reason, and real-life conversations to explain how faith in a Christian God is a soundly rational belief. (CBD)
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A Refutation of Moral Relativism: Interviews with an Absolutist
Peter Kreeft
No issue is more fateful for civilization than moral relativism. History knows not one example of a successful society which repudiated moral absolutes. Yet most attacks on relativism have been either pragmatic (looking at its social consequences) or exhorting (preaching rather than proving), and philosophers' arguments against it have been specialized, technical, and scholarly. (CBD)
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The Right Questions: Truth, Meaning & Public Debate
Phillip E. Johnson
Phillip E. Johnson pries the lid off public debate about questions of ultimate concern -- questions often suppressed by our society's intellectual elite. Moving far beyond matters of creation and evolution, Johnson outlines the questions we all ought to be asking about the meaning of human history, the limits of scientific inquiry, religion and education in a pluralistic society, truth, liberty and moral choices, and God and His Word, Jesus Christ. (CBD)
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The Rise of Christianity
Rodney Stark
This book details how that obscure, marginal Jesus movement became the dominant religious force in the Western world in just a few centuries. Some of the subjects convered are the role of women, the martyrs, class basis and Christianizing the urban empire. The author gives explanations to why and how [Christianity] succeeded as well as unexpected blockades along the way. (CBD)
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The Secret Battle of Ideas About God: Overcoming the Outbreak of Five Fatal Worldviews
Jeff Myers | (related article)
According to a Barna study, only 3% of American evangelicals have an authentic biblical worldview. Explaining secularism, Marxism, Islam, New Spirituality, and postmodernism, Dr. Myers reveals how concepts and principles from these worldviews have subtly influenced Christianity. Learn what and why you believe -- and how to defend your faith. (CBD)
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Science and Christianity: Conflict or Coherence?
Henry F. Schaefer
Known the world over, Dr. Schaefer's world-renowned university lectures have been expanded into full-length essays. Focusing on explaining how a person can be both a believer in Christ and a follower of science, Dr. Schaefer compares and contrasts the tenets of the two extremes. Thus we have a first-hand account of the lively (and timely) science vs. Christianity discussions by one of the major participants in the topic. (Amazon)
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Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design
Stephen C Meyer
Offering a fresh perspective on one of the enduring mysteries of modern biology, Meyer convincingly reveals that the argument for intelligent design is not based on ignorance or "giving up on science," but instead on compelling, and mounting, scientific evidence. (Colson Center)
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Smart Sex: Finding Lifelong Love in a Hook-up World
Jennifer Roback Morse
Fear is at the heart of the sexual revolution--fear of other people, fear of relationships, fear of permanence--and its most fitting monument is the "hook-up." In a provocative new book, Jennifer Roback Morse exposes the sexual revolution’s fraudulent promise of freedom and points the way to the most thrilling human adventure of all: life-long love. (Colson Center)
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Socratic Logic: A Logic Text Using Socratic Method, Platonic Questions, and Aristotelian Principles
Peter Kreeft
There are hundreds of logic tests in print, but none like this one. (1) This is the only complete system of classical Aristotelian logic in print. ... (2) This book is simple and user-friendly. It is highly interactive, with a plethora of exercises and a light, engaging style. ... (3) It is practical. It is designed for do-it-yourselfers as well as classrooms. (Amazon)
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Truth Decay
Douglas Groothuis
In this spirited presentation of a solid, biblical and logical perspective, Groothuis unveils how truth has come under attack and how it can be defended in the vital areas of theology, apologetics, ethics and the arts. (CBD)
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Uncommon Dissent: Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing
William A. Dembski, editor | (related article)
In Uncommon Dissent, mathematician and philosopher William A. Dembski brings together essays by leading intellectuals who find one or more aspects of Darwinism unpersuasive. (Amazon)
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The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog
James W. Sire
For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for a clear, readable introduction to worldviews. In this new fifth edition, James Sire offers additional student-friendly features to his concise, easily understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. Included in this expanded format are a new chapter on Islam and informative sidebars throughout. (CBD)
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Unprotected: A Campus Psychiatrist Reveals How Political Correctness in Her Profession Endangers Every Student
Miriam Grossman
Psychiatrist Miriam Grossman has sounded a wake-up call to her profession and to every parent of a college-aged child attending a secular university. She feels that the students with whom she works in college counseling centers have become "casualties of the radical activism in my profession." (CBD)
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The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success
Rodney Stark
Many books have been written about the success of the West, analyzing why Europe was able to pull ahead of the rest of the world by the end of the Middle Ages. The most common explanations cite the West's superior geography, commerce, and technology. Completely overlooked is the fact that faith in reason, rooted in Christianity's commitment to rational theology, made all these developments possible. Simply put, the conventional wisdom that Western success depended upon overcoming religious barriers to progress is utter nonsense. (CBD)
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Walking from East to West: God in the Shadows
Ravi Zacharias and R.S.B. Sawyer
An autobiographical treat! The distinguished lecturer and Christian apologist [Ravi Zacharias] relates his growing up in India, the crisis that moved him from pantheism to monotheism, and how he now travels the globe to tell others of the new life possible in Christ -- no matter your geography or prior beliefs. (CBD)
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What We Can't Not Know: A Guide
J. Budziszewski
In this new revised edition of his groundbreaking work, Professor J. Budziszewski questions the modern assumption that moral truths are unknowable. With clear and logical arguments he rehabilitates the natural law tradition and restores confidence in a moral code based upon human nature. (CBD)
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Why You Think the Way You Do: The Story of Western Worldviews from Rome to Home
Glenn S. Sunshine
How have we come to our world views, and what influence did Christianity have on those that are common to Western civilization? (CBD)
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